transmissionism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

transmission +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

transmissionism (uncountable)

  1. (education) A teaching style focused on transmitting facts without regard to the individual student.
    • 2010, Valerie Pellatt, ‎Kate Griffiths, ‎Shao-Chuan Wu, Teaching and Testing Interpreting and Translating (page 156)
      Teaching and learning methods were therefore forced to perpetuate transmissionism and traditional assessment approaches, given that attention to the individual was completely out of question.

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